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to see with my dear friend senator warner, a decorated navy and marine veteran from world war ii and korean war, a longtime member of this committee. it was good to see him here. he exemplifies and forgive my va centers and for a minute, he exemplifies something that is very important commonwealth. yorktown, appomattox, the pentagon where 9/11 occurred -- there is a ceremony tonight i will be commissioned in -- there is a commission in april. we care very deeply about these events. one in nine virginians birth to death is a veteran. when you add in the guard and reserve and contractors, now you are probably talking about one in three of us. we care very deeply about all that is within dod. let me be plain, the threat that virginians and others are talking about now more than ever is the inability of congress to find a way forward on a reasonable budget compromise. that is what is in the newspapers and the headlines. at the direction of the deputy director, dod is planning for future cuts. i am very worried at the macro level about dod's ability to pursue and execute appropriate n
, how did the passengers feel? and u.s. navy ship stuck on a reef. the only option is to cut up the nearly $300 million ship. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >>. >> alisyn: we want to take you live to the white house. this is the east room where president obama is honoring our nation's best and brightest. there are a dozen scientists and researchers receiving the national medal of science for lifetime achievement. 11 inventors are also being recognizing this award is viewed as the highest honor that can be given to scientists and engineers and innovateders across the country. if you would like to watch more of this, it's streaming at foxnews.com. >> crew of the shuttle columbia did not return safely to earth, y
in this business. he had been secretary of the navy under ronald regan and assistant secretary of defense under ronald regan and one of the most decorated veterans of vietnam. united states senator. celebrated author. lawyer. and i thought he made a pretty strong, persuasive case. so did many of us. >> let's turn to cybersecurity. i was pleased that you mentioned cyber security in your initial remarks. they have moved expand its cyber security efforts. i have to talk about colorado. the air force academy is well positioned to train those. would you talk a little more on your take on cyber security and what sort of resources we need. >> i've been to those facilities in colorado a few times and don't know as much about them as you do, but i am familiar with them. they are essential to our national security. cyber, i believe represents as big a threat to the security of this country as any one specific threat. for all the reasons this committee understands. it's an insidious quiet, kind of a threat that we have never quite seen before. it can paralyze a nation in a second. not just a power grid o
will be laid to rest today. an american hero killed on u.s. soil, former navy seal and celebrated author of "american sniper," chris kyle was shot and killed in a gun range yesterday. he was 38 years old. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle, the u.s. military's most lethal sniper has stunned the military community where he was revered for his skill and heroic service. he wrote the best-selling auto biocography, "american sniper." it details his 150-plus kills of american insurgents. he and another man were killed at rough creek lodge in texas yesterday afternoon. the accused shooter is believed to be a former troubled soldier. 25-year-old eddy ray root of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims around 3:30 in the afternoon. fleeing the lodge in a pickup truck. a 911 call reporting the debets didn't come in until roughly 2 hours later in the afternoon. a motive is unclear am but local texas station wfaa channel 8 is reporting that root suffered post traumatic stress disorder. kyle and chad littlefield had taken root to the range to help him cope and root reportedly turned on the tw
of that but there will be a fight -- there will be fights within the pentagon between the army, navy air force, over who will take the brunt of the spending cuts. in the 1950s when eisenhower put a sharp limit on overall defense spending there was tremendous conflict, the air force and the navy viewed each other the same way we view the communist. >> jennifer: that's what this is so fascinating. you indicate the plot to change the american way of war. a guy like petraeus had to change a great deal. i appreciate you coming our own war room fred kaplan. coming up a special lbgt ed decision of the best of the rest. to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: now for a look at the best of the rest the stories i don't want you progressives to miss on this wednesday evening. tonight we're lbgt themed. on this date in 1961 jfk gave his fist state of the union address, and he talked about the economy, our role in the world and equality. take a listen. >> the denial of constitutional rights to some of o
creatures that are already disappearing. >> absolutely. tell us about the other story. there is a u.s. navy ship wreck off the philippines. the military said it will chop it up, get it out of there. is that the right approach? can you tell us what's happening? >> another piece of bad news. a couple today. unfortunately this is a terrible tragedy. u.s. navy mine sweeper ran aground on a coral reef that happens to be a unesco world heritage site in the philippines. we have lost 25% of the world's coral reefs. another 25% is rapidly declining. for this type of activity to happen -- for a u.s. navy ship to run aground and destroy precious coral that takes thousands of years to grow is a tragedy and unconscionable. we don't knowle exactly what happened, why the ship ran aground. it hasn't happened for 40 years. the navy has a good safety record. at this point all they can do is cut up the ship. if they were to drag it off the reef it would cause more damage. they hope to go in with ship-bound cranes, cut up the ship which is mostly wood, lift it and remove it from the reef. i hope the navy will
by a taliban gunman last october because she advocated education for girls. >>> a former navy s.e.a.l. who was known for his record-setting sniper skills has been shot to death. chris kyle was one of two men killed at a gun range in texas. he served four combat tours in iraq and wrote a best-selling book about his experiences as a sniper after he left the navy in 2009. police arrested a suspect in kyle's death and the second shooting victim, chad littlefield. those are your headlines. "reliable sources" at the top of the hour, but now back to "fareed zakaria gps." >>> only one person in the world who has won a nobel prize, an oscar, a grammy and an emmy. he's not an actor or a singer, he is an environmental activist, a writer, a very successful businessman and he happens to be the former vice president of the united states. i am, of course, speaking of al gore. he has a fascinating new book out called "the future six drivers of global change." welcome back. >> thank you. good to be back. >> now, we could talk about everything and we will talk about the book, which is fascinating. but since
.s. -- enlisted in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense. you have managed to pass authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring to this position. first, chuck is acutely aware that even in an age of rapid technological advances, our military capability and effectiveness depend on the qualit
-- 68 years ago this month, john warner and listed in the u.s. navy to fight in world war ii. that was the start of his great career in public service, and john, i am proud to be here by your side. mr. chairman, i spent a lot of time sitting in your seat, and congratulations on not having to do that today -- >> i don't know how long it will last, but thanks for pointing it out. >> you and senator mccain have effectively gutted this committee in its important role as a compel -- guided this committee in its important role as an compelling voice for defense did you have managed to pass opposition bills even during contentious times -- authorization bills even during contentious times. thank you both for your dedicated service to our nation. i am confident that you and senator inhofe will continue this tradition, and that senator mccain will still be a very, very valuable member and a voice on this committee. i believe our nation is fortunate to have a nominee for secretary of defense with the character and the experience and courage and leadership that chuck hagel would bring t
position the bottom of a strategically important chain of islands that could block the chinese navy from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them marley seriously. and we are -- particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict. do i think it'd be a war? no. on the other hand, the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader china relationship, and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the long game. i think that
. >>> and the navy says the mine sweeper that's been stuck on a reef in the philippines for nearly two weeks is a total loss. so, "the uss guardian" is going to be cut into pieces to avoid further environmental damage. the crew was using charts that had the reef eight miles away. two, big cranes will arrive friday to start taking "the guardian" apart. >>> in brazil, a crowd of mourners marched through the city of santa maria last night, demanding justice for the victims of the nightclub fire. police are demanding answers from the cub's co-owners and two members of the band. many inside the club were doomed by safety violations. there was no fire alarm, no fire escape and no sprinklers. >>> and back here at home, and a look ahead to the next presidential race, believe it or not. hillary clinton's possible bid for the office is now being backed by a super pac. ready for hillary was registered with the federal election commission just last week. it's being run by a virginia supporter and has no direct connection to clinton herself. >>> three months after hurricane sandy, the senate has approved
that could be used to, basically, block the chinese navy from moving into the western pacific from the east china sea. they have been a source of daily confrontations on the sea and now in the air between japan and china. you have two new administrations, one in china, one in japan. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. there's the usual diplomatic feelers, but i haven't talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. and we are one ep3 incident away from potentially a major conflict between japan and china. now, do i think it would be a war? no. on the other hand, the tensions and the domestic tensions in both countries, i think, mean that this would not be very easy to solve. and whoever backs down either before conflict or after conflict is going to lose an enormous amount of credibility and influence in the region. both sides know that, and that's why they are now moving forward to getting much closer to war. the third thing is managing this broader, broader china relationship. and here's where i'll link it back to what dani said and wrap up my comments. this is the l
got a whole lot better. hurry. $14.95 won't last. >>> hello. i'm miguel marquez. a former navy s.e.a.l. and friend shot and killed at a gun range near ft. worth texas. the exs.e.a.l. was considered one of the military's best snipers. police have arrested eddie ray roth. there are reports roth was a troubled former marine kyle and his friend were trying to help. a news conference is scheduled later today. >>> the alabama hostage standoff in its sixth day. today the school bus drive charles poland killed as he tried to protect the 5-year-old boy will be laid to rest. police are in communication with the alleged kidnapper jimmy lee dykes but won't say if he's making demands. >>> pakistani teen activist ma la la yousafzai is in stable condition. the doctors say the operation was a success and she's awake and talking to family. she was shot in the head by taliban gunmen for speaking out for girl's education rights. in about 15 minutes we are investigating is north korea about to conduct another underground nuclear test? the whole world wants to know what's going on. we get answers. fa
held. on the second day of a pre-trial hearing, navy commander walter reed says the conditions of the men should factor into whether there ultimately sentenced to death. >> in cases where we have asked to put people to death. when the government sets out to put people to death, our supreme court has said [indiscernible] one of our standards is to go in and look at their conditions of confinement, look at how they live. >> activists from across the country gathered at the education department in washington on tuesday to demand federal action on a wave of school closures. parents, students, and organizers told education secretary arne duncan and top aides that school closings are hurting entire communities, disproportionately those made up of low-income residents and people of color. the education department is currently probing complaints that school closings in six cities including d.c., newark, philadelphia, detroit, new york, a chicago, violate the 1964 civil rights act. karen harper royal, a parent and activist from new orleans, said the administration's policies are hurting
coming in to the battle. and next to him, there's lord french. we've got the-- the navy is next and there is admiral beatty, and that one is the other admiral, that's jellicoe. and the next one along who's that? that's the prime minister. there's david lloyd george. and what's it say? shell out. because he wants you to raise money for the cause of the war. then we've got to have the king himself and there he is, the most splendid of all, i think. and there is george v, proudly sitting on a throne with gilded lions and holding the globe with the british empire on it. i mean, they're very patriotic things, aren't they? very. and very much in the old traditions of toby jugs. they're humorous and amusing. but their faces are so good. i mean, that's one of the last one in the series and we've got-.that's general botha, the south african. he's the one which no one can remember and was the hardest to get. because he was less well known, and that's perhaps the rarest one. can you remember what your father paid for it? well, i doubt he paid more than... i don't know, ma
to senator blunt and blumenthal about modernizing our navy. i would like to hear your thought process. how are we going to do this? where is the money coming from? how are you going to advise the president in making these decisions? we're looking at sequester, we're looking at budget constraints. how does this all tie together? what would be your advice to the president on how the pentagon is going to address all of those budget constraints? >> well, let's start with where we are. the pentagon is adjusting and i think, responsible -- responsibly to our future based on the budget control act of 2011. you know the details of that. the chief has submitted plans as we rebalance and refit and unwind a second war and all the dynamics that are changing them since the last decade. it gives us new opportunities. audits, all the acquisition focus, accountability, we are being forced -- the department of defense -- to take a hard look at its priorities. as i said before, it begins with mission then the resources to fulfill that mission and then what are the priorities within that mission. how do you
learned a $61 million u.s. navy ship will now have to be cut into pieces after running aground on a reef in the philippines. all efforts to break "the uss guardian" free have failed. >>> one day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a plan for immigration reform, president obama unveils his own proposal today when he visits las vegas. the president's plan is said to be more liberal. offering illegal immigrants a faster path to citizenship. >>> a murder mystery in southern california. a prominent doctor has been shot and killed. robert gilbert, a urologist known for his local tv commercials was found in his exam room with seven gunshot wounds. the suspect arrested in the same room, is described as a patient in his 70s. police are trying to figure out the motive. >>> finally, we saw at the top of the show, it could be a ride in the history books. take a look. a photographer caught an image of garrett mcnamara. you can barely see him because he's riding what is thought to be a 100-foot wave in portugal. a ten-story building looming behind him. if confirmed, mcnamara would break his
to block the navy from moving into the western pacific. they have been a source of daily confrontations between japan and china. you have two new administrations. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. i have not talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. we are one incident away from a major conflict between japan and china. do i think there will be a war? no. the tensions in both countries mean this would not be an easy area to solve. whoever backs down, either before or after conflict will lose an enormous amount of credibility. both sides know that. that is why they are moving forward. the third thing is managing this broader relationship. here is where i will get back to what danny said. this is the long game. despite the missteps' you see in china over the past couple of years, where sun sought -- sunshine diplomacy was revealed to the inside and iron fist and a velvet glove, the territorial disputes in the south china sea and east china sea, the pressure being put on taiwan, means china has not fundamentally recalculated its strategic interests. i think you
governor, who is openly gay. there's a hispanic who was a former navy s.e.a.l. and has been in the financial sectors for 15 years. there's also former governor weld. we have good candidates. i think you're going to see them come in and filing now. this is a special election. anything can happen in a special election, as scott brown himself shows. >> we don't know what's going to happen. we don't know the democratic candidate may be. what do you think? >> first of all, i applaud senator brown for his decision to step aside, so to speak. i do believe that this seat will now lean democratic for obvious reasons. it is a blue state. the democratic party is much stronger today than it was two years ago and i also believe that duval patrick made a good decision with the interim person that will free up the democratic party that put all of its resources in securing a seat for the special election. there's no question that running for senate is a costly endeavor and with ed markey and perhaps mr. lynch, we'll have a vigorous primary but the democrats are united in massachusetts and w
out of training in july, 1968, went to the united states navy, and belt with peak -- dealt with people coming back from "apocalypse now," essentially. the involvement that john kerry had, i saw the people on those boats. host: did that inspire you to run for congress, serving in your 13th term? guest: absolutely, i came back in july of 1970 and was elected. i think war was generally destructive. that is why i opposed the iraq war. i have seen the movie before. i know what is coming back from iraq and afghanistan and i did not want it to happen. we are inundated with suicide and all kinds of problems in our society. that had an impact on me, john kerry, chuck hagel -- a lot of us went through all of us to understand what war is all about. host: a little background as we talk to jim mcdermott. wayne, a question or comment for the congressman. caller: healthcare, medicare stuff like that, -- medicare should stay with the younger -- elder folks that earned it. healthcare, right now, it should be with the company's. right now i am with a -- i am a truck driver. we have to pay for our own me
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